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Literature as History

Essays in Honour of Peter Widdowson

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Literature as History presents a selection of specially commissioned essays by a range of key contemporary thinkers on the interdisciplinary study of literature and history. The unifying theme is the interrelationship between literary / cultural production and its historical moment. The essays in the collection are astute and exciting in terms of their engagement with ever-changing developments in critical and theoretical practice while retaining an invaluable focus on familiar and engaging texts and authors. The contributors offer a reappraisal of the nature of literary studies today, looking back over the thirty-five years of Peter Widdowson's career - a career which has coincided with the emergence of, challenges to, and reformulations of critical theory - and ask what the future holds, particularly for the interdisciplinary ways of working which Widdowson pioneered. Bringing together distinguished scholars in the interdisciplinary study of English and History, it seizes the opportunity to take stock of the current field of literary studies and to ask searching questions about its future development.

Author Biography

Jo Gill is Lecturer in Twentieth-Century Literature at the University of Exeter, UK. Simon Barker is Professor of English Literature in the Department of Humanities at the University of Gloucestershire, UK.
Release date NZ
October 27th, 2011
Contributors
Edited by Jo Gill Edited by Simon Barker
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Continuum Publishing Corporation
Pages
206
Dimensions
156x234x11
ISBN-13
9781441174314
Product ID
19182054

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